Animal Weight

How much does a Temotu flying fox weight?

It is hard to guess what a Temotu flying fox weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Temotu flying fox (Pteropus nitendiensis) on average weights 274 grams (0.6 lbs).

The Temotu flying fox is from the family Pteropodidae (genus: Pteropus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 17.5 cm (0′ 7″).

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Temotu flying fox is 274 grams (0.6 lbs)

The Temotu flying fox (Pteropus nitendiensis) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands. It is threatened by habitat destruction due to subsistence agricultural practices, as well as natural disasters such as tropical cyclones. Due to its imperiled status, it is identified by the Alliance for Zero Extinction as a species in danger of imminent extinction. In 2013, Bat Conservation International listed this species as one of the 35 species of its worldwide priority list of conservation.

Animals of the same family as a Temotu flying fox

We found other animals of the Pteropodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Temotu flying fox

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pteropus nitendiensis:

Animals with the same size as a Temotu flying fox

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Temotu flying fox: